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Stranger Things stars join YouTubers and Jimmy Fallon for Among Us stream

Stranger Things stars join YouTubers and Jimmy Fallon for Among Us stream

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Stranger Things stars Gaten Matarazzo and Noah Schnapp were among the names joining US chat show host Jimmy Fallon for a charity stream of Among Us.The event marked Fallon's debut on the game-streaming platform Twitch, where he played the popular whodunnit multiplayer game Among Us. Joining Matarazzo and Schnapp, who play Dustin and Will in Stranger Things, were YouTube stars Sykkuno, who has 2.64 million subscribers, Valkyrae, who has 3.29 million subscribers and Corpse Husband, who boasts 7.42 million subscribers. Members of Fallon's house band The Roots also appeared, including Questlove, Tariq Trotter and Kirk Douglas, as well as a member of the game's development team Victoria Tran.It was all in aid of Feeding America, a charity that supports food banks and soup kitchens in the US w...
Famous birthdays for Dec. 25: Sissy Spacek, Jimmy Buffett

Famous birthdays for Dec. 25: Sissy Spacek, Jimmy Buffett

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Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include: Advertisement -- American Red Cross founder Clara Barton in 1821 -- Hotelier Conrad Hilton in 1887 -- Robert "Believe It or Not" Ripley in 1890 -- Actor Humphrey Bogart in 1899 -- Anwar Sadat, Egyptian president/Nobel Peace Prize laureate, in 1918 -- Actor Gary Sandy in 1945 (age 75) -- Singer Jimmy Buffett in 1946 (age 74) File Photo by Gary I Rothstein/UPI -- Singer Barbara Mandrell in 1948 (age 72) -- Actor Sissy Spacek in 1949 (age 71) -- Political adviser Karl Rove in 1950 (age 70) -- Actor CCH Pounder in 1952 (age 68) -- British singer Annie Lennox in 1954 (age 66) -- Baseball Hall of Fame membe...
Famous birthdays for Nov. 13: Neil Flynn, Jimmy Kimmel

Famous birthdays for Nov. 13: Neil Flynn, Jimmy Kimmel

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Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Scorpio. They include: Advertisement -- King Edward III of England in 1312 -- Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson in 1850 -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis in 1856 -- Buck O'Neil, Negro League star and manager, in 1911 -- TV producer/director Garry Marshall in 1934 -- Actor Joe Mantegna in 1947 (age 73) File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI -- Actor Tracy Scoggins in 1953 (age 67) -- Actor Frances Conroy in 1953 (age 67) -- Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in 1953 (age 67) -- Actor Chris Noth in 1954 (age 66) -- Actor Whoopi Goldberg in 1955 (age 65) -- Actor Neil Flynn in 1960 (age 60) -- Football Hall of f
Jimmy Kimmel apologises for using blackface makeup

Jimmy Kimmel apologises for using blackface makeup

Entertainment
US TV host Jimmy Kimmel has apologised for using blackface makeup to impersonate stars including Snoop Dogg and Oprah Winfrey.Kimmel said he had thought of his behaviour on Comedy Central's The Man Show, which aired between 1999 and 2004, "as impersonations of celebrities and nothing more". The 52-year-old added he wanted to say sorry to those who had been "genuinely hurt or offended".Kimmel said he had delayed apologising because he thought that it "would be celebrated as a victory by those who equate apologies with weakness and cheer for leaders who use prejudice to divide us".He added: "That delay was a mistake." ...
TV host Jimmy Fallon ‘very sorry’ for 2000 blackface skit

TV host Jimmy Fallon ‘very sorry’ for 2000 blackface skit

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NBC's Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon has apologised for wearing blackface in a Saturday Night Live skit from 2000.The clip went viral on Monday, and led to calls for Fallon to quit the show.In his apology on Tuesday, Fallon said there was "no excuse" for his actions, and thanked the public "for holding me accountable".Several politicians and media figures, as well as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, have been embroiled in recent blackface scandals. In the skit, Fallon wore blackface to impersonate fellow Saturday Night Live cast member Chris Rock, who is African American, depicting him as making a joke about crack cocaine.As the hashtag #JimmyFallonIsOverParty trended on Twitter on Tuesday, Fallon released a statement apologising for the 20-year ol...